Norfolk man charged with murder after fatal stabbing in Ocean View


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police have charged a 62-year-old Norfolk man with murder after a fatal stabbing Sunday morning in Ocean View.

Police say the stabbing happened just before 10 a.m. in the 9600 block of 20th Bay Street.

The victim, identified as 70-year-old Eugene P. Mosley, was found at the scene with a life-threatening stab wound. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he later died.

Officers detained a person at the scene, and on Monday announced they had charged Melvin A. Eggleston with second-degree murder. He’s being held without bond at the Norfolk City Jail.

No other details in the case such as a motive have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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